El Gringo 2620 Hermosa Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA90254 Part of the Hermosa Beach community since 1986, El Gringo is a three-restaurant chain with additional locations in…More Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach. It serves up authentic mexican food in a laid back, friendly environment and has won several awards including Best Servers, Best Tacos and several Best Mexican Restaurant awards. El Gringo also offers a catering menu and a rooftop patio.
Hermosa Beach Public Library 550 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA90254 The Hermosa Beach Library, located on 550 Pier Ave., contains approximately 58,000 books; 90 magazine and newspaper…More subscriptions; 5,300 audiocassettes; and 6,200 videocassettes. Its history in the community dates back near the turn of the century and was located where the St. Cross Episcopal Church is today. It is part of the County of Los Angeles Public Library system, which was founded in 1912.
The 6,400-square feet building serves in a variety of helpful functions. These include reference services, reader's advisory service, Internet access computers, online library catalogs and reference databases, a microform reader/printer, adult and children's programs and a photocopier.
Special collections of the Hermosa Beach Library are the Leonard Wibberly Collection, the Caldecott and Newbery Award books and the Academy Awards Video Collection.
For special events at the Hermosa Beach Library or other county libraries, visit their Web site or read the bulletins posted inside.
Library cards are free to permanent and temporary residents of California. To receive one, fill out an application at a county library along with a valid identification. Cards are good for three years.
Paisanos Pizza & Pasta 1132 Hermosa Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA90254 Award-winning pizzas and calzones make Paisano's a mainstay of the beach community, but its atmosphere is pure New York.…More You can order its New York-style pizza by the slice if you're not up for a whole pizza, but be forewarned: the pizza is addictive! Paisano's is popular with the beach crowd and the bar crowd and it's open late (Thursday through Saturday) if you feel the need to refuel while drinking and dancing the night away on nearby Pier Avenue.